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Joseph Wang, Chair, NanoEngineering, UC San Diego

November 25, 2014
Joseph Wang Named to SAIC Endowed Chair in Engineering

Prolific and pioneering professor Joseph Wang was named to the SAIC Endowed Chair in Engineering in the Jacobs School of Engineering. He chairs the Department of NanoEngineering, directs the Center for Wearable Sensors, and served on the Qualcomm Institute Executive Council.[more]

 

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12.1.2014
"The New Yorker"
The Excrement Experiment

The article features a highlight on Calit2 director Larry Smarr's experience with charting his own Crohn's disease. “As I came to realize, stool is the most information-rich material you have ever laid eyes on,” Smarr is quoted as telling writer Emily Eakin.
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11.24.2014
"PhysOrg"
SDSC/UC San Diego achieves a hat trick in 2014 HPCwire....

The WIFIRE project, which counts QI as a participant, was recognized three times at the annual HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards at the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14), in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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11.24.2014
"RogerEbert.com"
SAN DIEGO ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2014

Calit2's Atkinson Hall Auditorium is mentioned in a piece by blogger Jana Monji on the San Diego Asian Film Festival, which took place (in part) in the Auditorium.
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11.24.2014
"Blooomberg Businessweek"
100-Gigabit Upgrade for CENIC's California Research....

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a story about CENIC's announcement of the completion of a 100-Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) upgrade for the core backbone of the California Research & Education Network (CalREN),
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11.22.2014
"Los Angeles Times"
Medical and tech researchers see smartphones as health's ...

Kevin Patrick, director of QI's Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems, is quoted in reporter Eryn Brown's story on the power of smartphones to improve health.
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11.18.2014
"Green Technology World"
100-Gigabit Upgrade for CENIC's California Research....

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a story about CENIC's announcement of the completion of a 100-Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) upgrade for the core backbone of the California Research & Education Network (CalREN),
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11.18.2014
"Virtual Strategy Magazine"
100-Gigabit Upgrade for CENIC’s California Research...

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a story about CENIC's announcement of the completion of a 100-Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) upgrade for the core backbone of the California Research & Education Network (CalREN).
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11.17.2014
"Wireless Developer Network"
Wireless Center at UC San Diego Organizes Forum on Future of

WDN announces 5G Forum on Next-Generation Wireless Systems and Applications, which will take place at Calit2 at UC San Diego from Nov. 20-21. The event is sponsored by the Center for Wireless Communications.
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11.13.2014
"SDNews.com"
Asian Film Festival extends to 4 La Jolla venues

Reporter Kai Oliver-Kurtin profiles the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Calit2's Atkinson Hall on the UC San Diego campus was one of the venues for the festival.
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11.11.2014
"MedGadget"
Exponential Medicine Day 2: Big Data Everywhere

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a round-up of talks at Exponential Medicine, a 4-day conference that took place earlier this month and bills itself as "world-class faculty mixed with highly curated participants who want to break across traditional silos."
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11.5.2014
"UT San Diego"
S.D. Asian Film Festival set to begin

UT San Diego film critic Anders Wright profiles the San Diego Asian Film Festival. The Calit2 Atkinson Hall Auditorium at the Qualcomm Institute is one of the venues for this year's festival.
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11.5.2014
"San Diego Reader"
SDAFF 2014: A few pics

Reader reporters Matthew Lickona and Scott Marks profile the San Diego Asian Film Festival. The Calit2 Atkinson Hall Auditorium at the Qualcomm Institute is one of the venues
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10.17.2014
"The Atlantic"
What Revolution Looks Like on Instagram

QI affiliate and CUNY Professor Lev Manovich is featured in an article on his visual study, "The Exceptional & The Everyday: 144 Hours in Kiev," which explores the ways in which the photo-sharing service Instagram captured daily life during anti-government protests in Ukraine
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10.14.2014
"Medical Design Technology "
Sharing Data Could Lead to Better Healthcare

As part of the NIH Big Data to Knowledge program, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have been awarded a $9.2 million grant to help modernize and transform how researchers share, use, find and cite biomedical datasets.
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10.13.2014
"PhysOrg"
Big Data Sharing for Better Health

PhysOrg reports on a $9.3 million NIH grant that includes researchers from the Qualcomm Institute and will improve the utility of biomedical research data. As part of this vision, the UC San Diego-led team will develop a strategy for cataloging biomedical datasets.
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10.13.2014
"PBR Drug Discovery & Development"
Pharmaceutical firms to use UC San Diego-led resource ....

Pharmaceutical companies will collaborate with researchers at the University of California, San Diego to provide previously unreleased proprietary data for drug discovery through a new $3.7 million effort funded by the National Institutes for Health.

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10.11.2014
"TMC.net"
Big Data Sharing for Better Health

TMC reports on a new $9.2 million grant from the NIH to researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute to help modernize and transform how researchers share, use, find and cite biomedical datasets.


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10.10.2014
"ECN Magazine"
Big data could accelerate the pace of new medical ....

Engineering publication ECN reports on a $9.2 million NIH grant for researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and the Qualcomm Institute to increase the utility of biomedical research data through the NIH Big Data to Knowledge Program.
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10.10.2014
"Web RTC World"
NIH Awards New National Center of Excellence for Mobile Sens

Computer science, engineering, statistical and biomedical researchers from 11 universities, including UC San Diego, will spend the next four years developing innovative tools to make it easier to gather, analyze and interpret health data generated by mobile and wearable sensors.
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10.10.2014
"Pharmaceutical Processing"
Pharmaceutical Companies Share Data For Drug Design

Pharmpro reports on a new collaboration between researchers at UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute and Big Pharm companies to provide previously unreleased proprietary data for drug discovery through a new NIH grant.
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10.7.2014
"UT San Diego"
Robot Gurus to Meet at UCSD

QI Director Ramesh Rao is featured in an article by science reporter Gary Robbins on a forum at UC San Diego Oct. 10 that will feature notable roboticists.
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10.1.2014
"AAAS Science & Technology Congress Newsletter"
AAAS News

AAAS S&T Newsletter reports on the Golden Goose Awards, which this year recognized Calit2 Director Larry Smarr as one of the recipients for his research on the physics of black hole collisions, which led to the development of the first Web browser.
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9.19.2014
"LiveScience"
Pharaoh-Branded Amulet Found at Ancient Copper Mine...

LiveScience features the discovery by a QI-affiliated team of archaeologists of an ancient scarab inscribed with the name of Sheshonq, a powerful ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The Hebrew Bible references the exploits of the Egyptian king "Shishak" — thought to be Sheshonq I.
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9.16.2014
"Gizmodo"
Researchers Use Drones and Lasers to Map Out Ancient Maya...

The popular tech blog Gizmodo features the work of a team from QI who are using drones, LiDAR scanning and other high-tech data-capturing techniques to document El Zotz, a Mesoamerican archaeological site in Guatemala.
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9.12.2014
"WhaTech"
Discover Global mHealth revenue that is poised to reach ...

A report by WhaTech cites Calit2 as one of the "key players" in the mHealth (mobile health) market.
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9.3.2014
"Government Technology"
Scientists are Building a Cyberinfrastructure to Predict....

The WIFIRE system, a collaboration between the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Calit2, will use sophisticated computer techniques to monitor and predict the spread of wildfire.
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8.31.2014
"Forbes"
Review Of 'Collective Genius: The Art And Practice Of....

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in Forbes reporter David Slocum's review of "Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation."
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8.29.2014
"Care2"
WIFIRE Helps Firefighters Stop The Spread of Wildfires

Care 2 Causes writer Courtney Subramanian writes about the WIFIRE project, which is a collaboration with Calit2, the San Diego Supercomputer Center and other entities on the UC San Diego campus.
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8.27.2014
"Washington Post"
What personal fitness trackers like Jawbone tell us about ea

Washington Post reporter Caitlin Dewey mentions the QI Health Data Exploration Project in her story on how digital fitness trackers can track health data during public events, like the recent earthquake in Napa.
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8.27.2014
"Beth's Blog"
Personal Health Data: Its Amazing Potential and Privacy....

Blogger Beth Kanter writes about the Health Data Exploration project in her piece about using personal health data in aggregate, using data points around sleep tracking to look at a natural disaster.
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8.25.2014
"domain-b.com"
New virtual reality navigation system to help diagnose....

The VE-HuNT System (Virtual Environment Human Navigation Task) is a research endeavor of UC San Diego Biological Sciences Professor Eduardo Macagno. It's a combination of hardware and software that will immerse test subjects in an interactive, virtual-reality room.
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8.20.2014
"Vice Motherboard"
How Virtual Reality Could Help Diagnose Dementia

Vice Motherboard contributor DJ Pangburn writes about a new virtual-reality technology out of the Qualcomm Institute, dubbed VE-HuNT, which can help diagnose those suffering from the initial stages of cognitive decline.
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8.18.2014
"The Lowdown"
Will Smart Devices and Their Data Be As Transformative...

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is quoted in Jonathan Low's blog in a post about the economic effect of smart devices. Low is a partner and co-frounder of PredictivAsia.
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8.6.2014
"Discover Magazine blog"
Exploring a Culture of Health: Navigating the Path Towards..

The Qualcomm Institute's Health Data Exploration Project is featured as part of Exploring a Culture of Health, a citizen science series sponsored by Discover Magazine, SciStarter and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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8.6.2014
"PLOS Blogs"
Exploring a Culture of Health: Navigating the Path Towards R

Carolyn Graybeal of PLOS blogs about the Health Data Exploration project, which is based at the Qualcomm Institute and is a partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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8.6.2014
"Outlook Series"
Ilkay Altintas: UC San Diego’s WIFIRE Project Helps Firefigh

The Qualcomm Institute's WIFIRE project, a partnership with the San Diego Supercomputer Center, is profiled.
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8.1.2014
"PBS NewsHour"
Firefighters get high tech to douse wildfires

PBS Newshour reporter Rebecca Jacobson profiles the WIFIRE project, a partnership between QI and the San Diego Supercomputer Center to titch together information from weather sensors and satellite images to predict where wildfires are moving in real time.
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7.31.2014
"Information Week"
Big Data Tackles Wildfire Control

Information Week features the Qualcomm Institute's WIFIRE project, which combines satellite data and real-time remote sensor data with various computational techniques to forecast the rate at which wildfires might spread.
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6.30.2014
"Ocnus.net"
Every Datum Tells a Story

Mark and Anthony Mills report on the age of Big Data, quoting Calit2 Director Larry Smarr as saying that the volume of data and "what we are talking about is something humanity has never tried to deal with before."
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6.30.2014
"Mi+d (Spain)"
La Inteligencia Artificial abandona la supercomputadora para meterse en la Nube

Patricia Pérez reports on the impact that cloud computing will have in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning, quoting Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in the process.
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6.26.2014
"MobiHealthNews"
Study finds Facebook for weight loss promising for college students

MobiHealthNews reporter Aditi Pai reports on a study by researchers in the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems in the Qualcomm Institute, based on a randomized, control trial of 404 students attempting to lose weight.
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6.17.2014
"Australian Broadcasting Company"
Robotics, 3D animation and the uncanny valley

ABC's The Science Show correspondent Robyn Williams interviews UC San Diego cognitive scientist and Qualcomm Institute participant Ayse Saygin about her work on bridging the uncanny valley is perception of human-like robots.
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6.16.2014
"R&D Magazine"
New effort to revolutionize time-keeping for cyber-physical systems

The magazine reports on a $4 million NSF grant to UCLA, UCSD, UC Santa Cruz, Carnegie Mellon, and University of Utah to delve into systems that integrate sensing, computation, control and networking into physical objects and infrastructure.
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6.12.2014
"Inside Philanthropy"
This Funder Wants to Put all that Fitbit Data to Work

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently awarded the grant to the University of California, Irvine and the University of California, San Diego to fund the Health Data Exploration project. The initiative will bring together researchers and companies that deal in personal data, to collaborate on research projects that could shed light on the complex factors that influence health.
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6.10.2014
"International Business Times"
Forget Software Vulnerabilities, Hardware Security Must Improve Before It's Too Late

IBT reporter Mary-Ann Russon covers a new way to detect security problems by testing hardware and how it integrates with software. The tool was developed by computer scientists at UC San Diego, including Calit2 affiliate Ryan Kastner.
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6.5.2014
"Medical Design Technology"
Health Data Exploration Network to Spur Research Using Personal Health Data

The Health Data Exploration project, from the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to create a network of researchers, scientists, companies and others to catalyze the use of personal health data for the public good.
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6.5.2014
"News Medical "
Transforming health care with data proves daunting

News Medical mentions a Marketplace story featuring the Health Data Exploration project network, which is being led by Calit2.
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6.4.2014
"Information Week Health Care"
Mobile Health Devices: Public Health Trend Spotters?

Health Data Exploration Project, led by Calit2, sees research gold in mining consumer health data from pedometers, fitness bands, and other gadgets.
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6.3.2014
"Science & Enterprise"
Project Underway to Enable Mobile Health Data Collection

A joint project of the University of California campuses in San Diego and Irvine aims to answer technical and policy questions needed to collect health-related data from mobile devices and social networks for public health research..
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5.24.2014
"U-T San Diego"
AtPower! 2014-15 lineup at UCSD

This year's ArtPower line-up includes the second annual Filmatic Festival, which will be held at the UC San Diego division of Calit2.
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5.23.2014
"Forbes"
Self-Tracked Consumers Can Steer Health Decisions with Data

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is quoted in a Techonomy piece by Meredith Salisbury about using data to make health decisions.
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5.20.2014
"National Geographic"
Tut's Tomb: A Replica Fit for a King

Writer Marguerite Del Giudice reports on the creation of a high-tech duplicate of the tomb of Tutankhamun, and quotes CISA3 associate director Tom Levy on how the replica fits into the broader advances in cyber-archaeology: "We're able to walk away from an excavation with the whole archaeological site on a hard drive."
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4.23.2014
"UCSD Guardian"
Twitter Awards Researchers #DataGrants

A research consortium from UCSD and the City of University of New York Graduate Center was one of six teams to gain access to Twitter’s public and historical database for individual research purposes.
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4.23.2014
"The Herald-Tribune"
Technology, the lessening role of skills, and rising inequality

The Herald-Tribune reprints an article in the New York Times that features quotes by Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao.
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4.22.2014
"TMC.net"
The Happiness of Cities: Do Happy People Take Happy Images?

Researchers from the Qualcomm Institute and the City University of New York have been awarded access to to Twitter's public and historical datasets for the purpose of advancing their respective research efforts.
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4.21.2014
"HealthCanal"
The Happiness of Cities: Do Happy People Take Happy Images?

A team of researchers from the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego and the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY) is one of only six groups to win one of Twitter’s inaugural #DataGrants. To do so, they beat out more than 1,300 rival proposals from around the world.
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4.21.2014
"MobiHealth News"
Twitter offers data grants to three health-related projects

Twitter has selected six proposals out of the 1,300 entries for its data grants, and three teams, HealthMaps, University of Twente, and UCSD, had health-related projects.
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4.17.2014
"The Villager"
RE/Mixed Media Festival embraces the theoretical and the practical

Calit2 affiliate Lev Manovich, author of the 2013 book “Software Takes Command” as well as the seminal 2001 text “The Language of New Media,” will deliver E/Mixed Media Festival’s keynote speech April 26, highlighting the “remixability” of software as a cultural phenomenon.
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4.4.2014
"San Diego Reader"
Exit Through the Gift Shop's Brian Cross to launch opening night of Filmatic Festival

ArtPower! at UC San Diego is poised to debut their first annual Filmatic Festival later this month in Atkinson Hall, headquarters of the Qualcomm Institute on the UC San Diego campus. The event, billed as “four days of media exploration and creation,” runs April 24–27.
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3.31.2014
"Robert Wood Johnson Foundation blog"
A Conversation with the Health Data Exploration Project

RWJF’s Lori Melichar and Steve Downs sat down with grantees Kevin Patrick and Jerry Sheehan who lead the Health Data Exploration project to discuss early insights from their work, shared in the recent report “Personal Data for the Public Good: New Opportunities to Enrich Understanding of Individual and Population Health.”
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3.26.2014
"Express.be"
Public is not opposed in principle to sharing health data

The Belgian publication Express reports on the Calit2 Health Data Exploration projects's survey of American consumers and researchers, who are willing to share their digital health data provided certain privacy restrictions are put into place.
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3.21.2014
"PhysOrg"
Experts explain why big data is a big deal

Phys Org covers a Calit2 seminar titled "Big Data: A Conversation with the Experts," which featured Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and other experts from UCSD.
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3.20.2014
"La Jolla Patch"
ArtPower! at UC San Diego Announces First Annual Filmatic Festival Tickets range fro

The Filmatic Festival is part of ArtPower's 10th anniversary multi-arts season of dance, chamber music, jazz, global music and film. The inaugural festival runs April 24-27 in Atkinson Hall, headquarters of the Qualcomm Institute
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3.20.2014
"Health IT Exchange"
Patients worry over privacy, ownership of personal health data

Health IT Exchange reports on the Calit2 Health Data Exploration project's findings, which reveal that 3/4 of patients believe they should own their personal health data, including that which is self-tracked or captured by patient-owned devices.
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3.14.2014
"FierceHealthIT"
How can self-tracking be used for the public good?

Reporter Susan D. Hall analyzes a report issues by the Calit2 Health Data Exploration project that finds people are willing to share their personal health data with researchers and companies.
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3.14.2014
"PhysOrg"
New report finds people willing to share personal health data with researchers, companies

PhysOrg picks up Calit2's press release on a new report that finds the public is willing to share personal health data with researchers and companies as long as privacy controls are put into place.
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3.14.2014
"Directions Magazine "
GIS Health Weekly News: CDC, Repository, Mobile Medicine

A Calit2 report report, titled "Personal Data for the Public Good: New Opportunities to Enrich Understanding of Individual and Population Health” suggests that many people who track health-related data with wearable devices and smartphone apps are interested in sharing that data with researchers in medical and public health. The limiting factor: adequate privacy controls exist.
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3.13.2014
"MobiHealth News"
Health researchers see unique opportunity in self-tracker data

MobiHealth News reporter Brian Dolan calls a report from Calit2's Health Data Exploration project a 'must-read report.'
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3.13.2014
"HealthCanal"
New Report Finds People Willing to Share Personal Health Data with Researchers, Companies

HealthCanal reports on the findings from Calit2's Health Data Exploration project, which reveal that most people are willing to share their personal health data with researchers and companies, provided privacy controls are put into place.
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3.11.2014
"Xconomy.com"
Amid Cyber-Theft Onslaught, Calit2 Workshop Kicks Off New IP-Focused Program

Xconomy.com's Bruce Bigelow writes an advance on a public workshop at Calit2 that will lay out the ramifications of state-sponsored cyber theft.
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3.10.2014
"Broadway World.com"
Workshop to Highlight Growing Role of Innovation and Intellectual Property as Drivers of the Global Economy

A story in Broadway World.com advances a workshop at Calit2 titled "The Growing Value of Innovation & Intellectual Property As Drivers of the Global Economy."

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3.9.2014
"San Diego Union-Tribune"
Time to learn about your microbiome

Gary Robbins interviews Calit2 director Larry Smarr about the value in sequencing an individual's microbiome, which can now be done for under $100.
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3.8.2014
"ReCode"
The Quantified Computer Scientist: Larry Smarr on the Future of Medicine

Writer James Temple interviews Calit2 director Larry Smarr about the impact of quantitative health on him and on the medicine of the future.
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3.7.2014
"Broadway World.com"
Park City Institute and Strategic News Service Present THE STORY OF MY BODY: A MEDICAL REVOLUTION With Dr. Larry Smarr,

The founder of Calit2 and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (and an advisor to NASA, NIH, DOE and NSF), Dr. Smarr comes to Park City to talk about his breakthrough experiments in self-diagnostics and identifying solutions for the future of healthcare on Friday, March 7 as part of the 2013-2014 "Future in Review" speaker series.
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3.6.2014
"News Channel 6"
Renowned UC San Diego Scientists Offer March 12 'Big Data at Work' Seminar

News Channel 6 reports on "Big Data at Work: A Conversation with the Experts", held at Calit2.
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3.4.2014
"Nature Medicine"
The CAVE artists

Nature's Dyani Lewis features several of the Calit2-developed CAVEs, or 'cave automatic virtual environments,' in a piece for the Medicine blog.
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2.25.2014
"Daily Illini"
Former University physicist wins award for proposal leading to creation of NCSA

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus newspaper reports on Calit2 director Larry Smarr winning the Golden Goose Award.
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2.25.2014
"Scientific American "
How Black Holes Led to the Creation of Web Browsers

Blogger Clara Moskowitz profiles Calit2 Director Larry Smarr and his research into black holes, which ultimately led to the creation of the first Web browser -- and Smarr's subsequent Golden Goose Award.
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2.25.2014
"KPBS"
UC San Diego Researchers Try To Quiet Noisy Hospitals

The Qualcomm Institute's Peter Otto, who directs the Calit2 Audio Spatialization Laboratory, is featured in a radio piece by KPBS reporter Angela Carone on methods he and researcher Eve Edelstein are researching in an effort to reduce noise pollution in hospital environments.
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2.25.2014
"TMC.net"
MSU Names Jerry Sheehan New Chief Information Officer

Montana State University has hired Calit2 Chief of Staff Jerry Sheehan as its new chief information officer. As CIO, Sheehan will provide oversight, management and strategic planning for the university's information technology infrastructure, including the campus data networking and systems; classroom learning technology; information security; campus telephone system; the university-wide administrative software system; and Web infrastructure and user support services.

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2.25.2014
"Scientific American"
How Black Holes Led to the Creation of Web Browsers

Writer Clara Moskowitz reports on the Golden Goose Award given to Calit2 Director Larry Smarr for his early work in astrophysics and supercomputing that helped lead to the creation of NSFnet and, eventually, the Internet itself.
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2.22.2014
"La Jolla Patch"
Phil Smith, Calit2 Advisory Board Member, Dies

Philip M. Smith, the founding co-chair of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) Advisory Board in La Jolla, passed away on Feb. 16, 2014, after a brief illness.
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2.21.2014
"San Diego Business Journal"
Golden Goose Award Goes to Local Physicist for Contribution

Technology columnist Brad Graves reports that Larry Smarr will receive the Golden Goose Award in September for contributions to astrophysics, supercomputing, and Web browsers. NOTE: URL for subscribers only.
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2.19.2014
"Crain's Chicago Business"
Honoring an Illinois researcher who gave us the Web browser

Crain's Blogger John Pletz profiles Calit2 Director Larry Smarr upon the announcement that he has won a prestigious Golden Goose Award.
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2.19.2014
"TMC.net"
Calit2 Director Honored with Golden Goose Award

TMC.net announces Calit2 Director Larry Smarr's Golden Goose Award.
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2.19.2014
"TMC.net"
UC San Diego Licenses Audio Beamforming Technology to Comhear

The University of California, San Diego's Qualcomm Institute and Comhear, Inc., a transformational, audio technology and wearables company, today announced that they are collaborating on the latest in audio conferencing technology.
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2.18.2014
"Virtual-Strategy Magazine"
Comhear and UC San Diego Collaborate on Breakthrough Audio Conferencing Technology

The Business Wire publication reports on a new collaboration between Comhear -- an audio technology and wearables company -- and the Qualcomm Institute.
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2.18.2014
"InfoTECH Spotlight"
Comhear and UC San Diego Collaborate on Breakthrough Audio Conferencing Technology

Comhear, Inc., a transformational audio technology and wearables company announces its collaboration with the Qualcomm Institute on the latest in audio conferencing technology.
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2.18.2014
"HPC Wire"
Founding NCSA Director Receives Golden Goose Award

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr, a physicist whose work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on calculating black hole collisions led him to champion a federal commitment to dramatically enhance U.S. computing power – which in turn led to the development of NCSA Mosaic, the precursor to web browsers – was named as the first 2014 recipient of the Golden Goose Award.
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2.17.2014
"Astronews"
From black holes to the web browser

Astronews reporter Stefan Deiters features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in his story about Smarr's Golden Goose Award.
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2.17.2014
"Inside HPC"
Calit2 Director Larry Smarr Wins Golden Goose Award

Inside HPC reporter Rich Brueckner announces Calit2 Director Larry Smarr's Golden Goose Award.
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2.15.2014
"PhysOrg"
First 2014 Golden Goose Award to physicist Larry Smarr

PhysOrg announces Calit2 Director Larry Smarr's Golden Goose Award. Smarr is a physicist whose work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on calculating black hole collisions led him to champion a federal commitment to dramatically enhance U.S. computing power – which in turn led to the development of NCSA Mosaic, the precursor to web browsers.

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2.15.2014
"The News-Gazette"
Smarr to be honored for Web browser work

The East Central Illinois News-Gazette features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in a story about his Golden Goose Award. Smarr was formerly a physicist and supercomputing expert at the University of Illinois.
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2.15.2014
"Science & Enterprise"
Golden Goose Highlights Bipartisan Support for Basic Science

Science & Enterprise features Director Larry Smarr and the announcement that he has received a Golden Goose Award.
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2.15.2014
"Eurekalert"
First 2014 Golden Goose Award to Physicist Larry Smarr

News release from the Association of American Universities announced the decision to honor Calit2 Director Larry Smarr with a 2014 Golden Goose Award for his role in developing high-performance computing to serve the scientific community.
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2.15.2014
"National Center for Supercomputing Applications"
Smarr Wins Golden Goose

NCSA announces that its former director (and now Calit2 Director) Larry Smarr is honored for his work establishing supercomputing centers to support the work of scientists, including his own work calculating black-hole collisions.
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2.11.2014
"Nature"
Medicine gets up close and personal

Nature has featured Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in an article on the Hundred Person Wellness Project, a study out of the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in Seattle, Washington, that will monitor 100 healthy individuals and offer them regular feedback and counseling on lifestyle changes such as shifts in their dietary or sleep habits. Smarr has long monitored his own health using biometric devices.
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2.9.2014
"MetroGreece"
(translation) The computers are trying to emulate the brain

MetroGreece reproduces a story by John Markoff that was originally published in the New York Times and features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr among those quoted.
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1.16.2014
"Xconomy"
Larry Smarr Says Quantified Self is Awakening, Despite Zeo’s Failure

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in an Xconomy story on the evolution of the Quantified Self movement into a global phenomenon with nearly 28,000 members.
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1.7.2014
"The Australian"
Digital platforms vital for nation's growth

In this Op-Ed article by Phil Scanlan, Calit2 director Larry Smarr is quoted as saying that Australian scientists must learn to compete as "engineering computing systems [transform] to something that has many of the characteristics of biological computing".
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1.3.2014
"EFY Times"
Now, A Chip That Mimics Human Brains

The chips can function much like the biological nervous system of humans, according to this article, which quotes Calit2 Director Larry Smarr from the original New York Times article.
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1.1.2014
"Fox News"
How smartphones have become a powerful Tuberculosis treatment tool

Rose Stuckey Kirk reports on Video Directly Observed Therapy via smartphone that is being tested by researchers in the Qualcomm Institute for use with TB patients.
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1.1.2014
"New York Times"
Brainlike Computers, Learning from Experience

"We’re moving from engineering computing systems to something that has many of the characteristics of biological computing," according to Larry Smarr, an astrophysicist who directs Calit2, one of "many research centers devoted to developing these new kinds of computer circuits." That, according to a report by John Markoff.
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1.1.2014
"Direktbroker.de"
L'ordinateur de demain peut-il devenir intelligent?

The German online service picked up a French-language report that reads (translated into English) as: Larry Smarr, an astrophysicist at a California university, told the New York Times that there is work on making computers capable, like humans, of learning from their mistakes.
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1.1.2014
"Xconomy"
Larry Smarr Says Quantified Self is Awakening, Despite Zeo’s Failure

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in an Xconomy story on the evolution of the Quantified Self movement into a global phenomenon with nearly 28,000 members.
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1.1.2014
"Supercomputing Online News"
Work at University of Illinois on black holes led to championing a US supercomputing revolution and to web browsers

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is featured in Supercomputing Online for his Golden Goose Award.
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1.1.2014
"9 News World"
Women found to tilt head more than men in selfies

Research by Calit2's Lev Manovich for the Selfie City project finds that Women who take selfies tilt their heads 150 percent more than men when they snap a photo for social media.
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1.1.2014
"UT San Diego"
Time to learn about your microbiome

UT San Diego Science Reporter Gary Robbins interviews Calit2 Director Larry Smarr about the human microbiome.
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1.1.2014
"HealthITSecurity"
Connecting personal health data with privacy needs

Patrick Ouellette of Health IT Security analyzes Calit2's Health Data Exploration report, which finds that 57 percent of respondents will share personal health data as long as it is kept private, and more than 90 percent want the data to be anonymous.
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1.1.2014
"The Economic Times"
How much can technology substitute for labor

The Economic Times of India reprises an article that originally appeared in the New York Times and features Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao.
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1.1.2014
"Patagonico"
The man with the 'most monitored' world health

Argentina's Patagonico features Calit2 Director Larry Smarr in a feature piece on Smarr's quest to digitally quantify his body.
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1.1.2014
"UT San Diego"
Do happy people take happy photos?

UC San Diego will examine one million Twitter images to study the comparative happiness of people in dozens of cities -- an effort to broadly assess the mood and well-being of society. The university is one of six institutions worldwide that won a Twitter Data Grant, which gives scholars unusually deep access to the company's postings and databases, along with technical help.
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1.1.2014
"La Jolla Light"
Interactive Film Fest screens flicks of the future at UCSD, April 24-27

La Jolla Light reporter Lonnie Burstein Hewitt covers the Artpower! Filmatic Festival, which takes place at the Qualcomm Institute and elsewhere on campus from April 24-27.
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1.1.2014
"Health IT Outcomes"
$1.9 Million Grant Awarded For Furthering Of Sharing Of Health Data

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grant to Calit2 to help further partnerships in unlocking personal health information from wearables and health data streams.
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1.1.2014
"IT Industry Today "
DR. LEROY HOOD, HEAD OF INSTITUTE FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, ANNOUNCES RADICAL NEW GLOBAL HEALTHCARE PARADIGM AT ANNUAL FUTURE IN REVIEW CONFERENCE

Calit2 Director Larry Smarr is mentioned in a story about a longitudinal study abbounced at the 12th annual Future in Review Conference.
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